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Senior Systems Engineer

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Sr. Systems Engineer

Our client has an opening for a Sr. Systems Infrastructure Engineer.  This role requires skills in enterprise level SAN storage (EMC preferred), Recoverpoint, VMware 5.0 – 6.X, Citrix Cloud, Avamar backup solutions and Windows Active directory.  This person will play a key role in the development, maintenance and administration of our virtualized data centers, storage technologies, and data recovery solutions. Working knowledge of HP bladecenters a plus.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Help manage and support our client's existing: 
    • SAN EMC Unity solutions
    • VMware Clusters
    • Citrix Cloud Cluster
    • Recoverpoint and SRM configuration
    • DR stratagies
    • Backup solution, Avamar
    • Active Directory domain (O365 hybrid)
  • Analyze potential changes and enhancements to systems on both software and hardware to determine impact on existing production systems, system design standards, and operating procedures
  • Participate in Infrastructure technology design process and disaster recovery exercises.
  • Contribute to decision making on strategies for Infrastructure changes/enhancements.
  • Create necessary technical documentation and procedures as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Management Team.
  • Ensure 99.99% up time for all critical systems.
  • Provide direction to Second Level System Support.
  • Provide support to Worldwide Offices.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience installing and building IT infrastructure and providing operational support.
  • Advanced knowledge of VMware vCenter and vSphere ESXi 5.x and above (current VMware Certifications preferred).
  • Knowledgeable with HP Blade system technology
  • Knowledge with fiber switching and zoning.
  • Experience designing, building and operating disaster recovery solutions for VMWare environments using VMWare Site Recovery Manager (SRM) along with Recoverpoint.
  • Citrix Cloud deployment and support
  • Experience with enterprise storage platforms such as EMC VNX and Unity.
  • Understanding of server hardware, SAN and NAS principles, and storage arrays (EMC, IBM).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of incident and change management principles and best practices.
  • Knowledge of LAN/WAN concepts, including TCP/IP, SMTP, DNS, DHCP, Routing, VLANs, firewalls and load balancers.
  • Familiarity with Linux and Windows platforms and administration.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage and adjust multiple priorities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to work independently and as well as working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.